Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa

Media and cultural diversity

The Pacific Journalism Review: Te Koakoa is a peer-reviewed journal examining media issues and communication in the South Pacific, Asia-Pacific, Australia and New Zealand. Founded by Professor David Robie in 1994 at the University of Papua New Guinea, it was later published at the University of the South Pacific. PJR was published between 2007 and 2020 by the Pacific Media Centre in the School of Communication Studies, Auckland University of Technology. From 2021 it is being published by Asia Pacific Network in association with Tuwhera Publishing at AUT and the University of the South Pacific Journalism Programme. PJR is a ranked journal with DOAJ, SCOPUS metrics and Web of Science.

Current edition: Climate crisis and coronavirus: Rethinking the social world - 26(2) 2020  
Next PJR edition 27(1) 2021: Call for unthemed papers - Deadline May 30

Pictured: Activist Zely Ariane helped organise a tiny demonstration in the middle of Jakarta. She stood there with other activists holding up this #IllRideWithYou poster in solidarity with Papua. Read the article by Belinda Lopez in the special Media Freedom in Melanesia edition of Pacific Journalism Review.


PJR February 2017 launch


Current Issue

Vol. 26 No. 2 (2020): Climate crisis and coronavirus: Rethinking the social world
Published: 29-11-2020
PJR26(2) Cover

Editors: Philip Cass, Hermin Wahyuni, Andi Fitrah, Khairiah Rahman, Nicole Gooch and David Robie

This edition of Pacific Journalism Review is linked to the ‘Rethinking the Social World’ online symposium on Social Sciences 2020 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on August 24-25. This is a biennial international event organised by the Centre for Southeast Asian Social Studies (CESASS), Universitas Gadjah Mada. The theme of this second symposium in the series, in partnership with the AUT Pacific Media Centre, addressed the changes that communication and information technology has brought to societies in the Asia-Pacific. This edition of PJR has focused on the theme of "Climate crisis and Coronavirus" linked to the symposium range of papers.

Managing and founding editor: David Robie
Editor: Philip Cass
Frontline editor: Wendy Bacon
Reviews editor: Philip Cass
Assistant editors: Khairiah A. Rahman, Nicole Gooch
Online editor: David Robie
Designer: Del Abcede
Proof reader: Linnéa Eltes
Cover: Pamela Valenzuela
Tuwhera OJS online support: Luqman Hayes and Donna Coventry
Print edition: PinkLime

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